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Make the most of your visit to SE Arizona by hiring Richard Fray, a professional southeast Arizona birding guide, to take you to the right places and show you the right birds. Whether you’re new to bird watching or a veteran birder, your Arizona birding experience will be greatly enhanced with the help of someone who knows the birds, and how to find them.

Based in Rio Rico, Santa Cruz County, Richard Fray has lived and birded in southeastern Arizona for more than 14 years, guiding full time for the last seven. Subject to availability, you can hire Richard by the day at very reasonable rates.

Southeastern Arizona has some of the very best birding in North America! With its tall mountains, vibrant canyons, rolling grasslands and lush desert, it’s also a region rich in natural beauty. Comfortable lodgings, easy transport, great food and warm weather all make for the perfect birding vacation.

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Birding in Southeast Arizona

I’ve included a whole section of valuable information for birders visiting Arizona.


Latest Arizona Birding Blog Posts

A highly enjoyable day with my good friends, Jim and Pauline, with an emotional end to a long quest for a certain sparrow…

Five-striped Sparrow

Summer Tanager

Another windy but productive and fun day of birding in Santa Cruz County, from the Peña Blanca area to Patagonia.

White-throated Sparrow

Despite more strong winds, it was a very pleasant morning exploring the excellent Rock Corral Canyon near Tubac.

Black-tailed Gnatcatcher

Night birding in Madera Canyon, with good results.

Whiskered Screech-Owl

A windy but fabulous day of birding in Santa Cruz County, with some of our most wanted species.

Elegant Trogon

Black-capped Gnatcatcher

A morning of target birding in Madera Canyon and Green Valley, which was productive despite strong winds.

Gilded Flicker

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